Genetic Epidemiology
Molecular Genetics and Epidemiology of Vitiligo

Shahrzad Aghaei; Masoud Amiri; Maryam Aghaei; Mohammad Ali Nilforoushzadeh

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 103-106

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/ijer.2018.22

Abstract
  Background: Vitiligo is an acquired, idiopathic, and common depigmentation disorder of the skin that affects people of all ages and both sexes equally in the worldwide. Although etiology of the disease is unknown, there are theories such as environment and genetic factors.Methods: In this article, we ...  Read More

Genetic Epidemiology
Hearing loss: A review on molecular genetics and epidemiologic aspects

Raziyeh Karami-Eshkaftaki; Fereshteh Ahmadinejad; Shahrzad Aghaei; Hassan Moghim; Morteza Hashemzadeh-Chaleshtori; Mohammad-Saeid Jami

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 166-172

Abstract
  Background and aims: Hearing loss (HL) happens due to the genetic or environmental causes or both. Risk factors include congenital infections and congenital deformities of auricle and ear duct. The present study was performed to briefly explain the genetics, molecular biology and epidemiology of HL in ...  Read More

Genetic Epidemiology
Descriptive molecular epidemiology study of Giardia duodenalis in children of Parana State, Brazil

Hugo Leonardo Pereira Matsuchita; Amanda de Faveri Pitz; Francine Nesello Melanda; Regina Mitsuka Bregano; Francisco Jose Abreu de Oliveira; Fabiana Maria Ruiz Lopes Mori; Maria Claudia Noronha Dutra de Menezes; Idessania Nazareth Costa; Wander Rogerio Pavanelli; Monica Lucia Gomes; Cristiane Maria Colli; Emerson Jose Venancio; Ivete Conchon-Costa

Volume 4, Issue 1 , February 2017, , Pages 1-9

Abstract
  Background and aims: We investigated the children of Parana State, Brazil the prevalence of intestinal parasitosis and the associated factors involved in the transmission of intestinal parasites, and we genotyped the Giardia duodenalis isolates obtained. Methods: Fecal samples were analyzed by established ...  Read More